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William Gass

rilke.jpgReading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translations (Knopf); Auguste Rodin by Rainer Maria Rilke, introduction by William Gass


The greatest living writer of prose in English explores his deepest influence. Rainer Maria Rilke's invocations to the supernatural orders and his requiems to the dead inspire the intensities Gass most admires. In this conversation, we witness the interpretation of two modern masters.

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